Coda File System

[hoarding] descendents vs. children

From: LEE, Yui-wah <>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 10:10:08 +0800 (HKT)
>   I'm sure the difference between a descendent and a child is mentioned
> somewhere in the coda docs, but it wasn't in the hoard man page.

Children are *immediate* children of a directory, decendents are
children plus children of children (found recusively) in a directory.
I am not sure if there is a discussion in the manual, but this is 
discussed in Jay Kistler's PhD thesis (pg. 89).

-- Clement
Received on 1998-04-24 22:13:15